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Welcome to Reed ...

The town of Reed is located in Desha County<1>.

The location of Reed has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Reed has a population of 147 people<3> (see below for details).

Reed is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Reed lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Reed: (870)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Reed had an population of 147 people. This is an increase of 4.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 46.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Reed had a population of 141 people. This makes Reed the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 141 people, the population of Reed decreased 48.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 275 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Reed.

Communities Also Named Reed ...

While we believe that this Reed is located in Desha County, we know of another 2 Arkansas communities named Reed. Those communities are located in the following counties: Howard and Sharp County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 27 communities that are also named Reed - they are located in California (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Reed.

Communities near Reed ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Reed.

  • Dumas [Desha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumas
    • Dumas [Desha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Reed
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,046 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dumas<6>
  • McGehee [Desha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McGehee
    • McGehee [Desha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Reed
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,683 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McGehee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McGehee<6>
  • Dermott [Chicot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dermott
    • Dermott [Chicot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Reed
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,483 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dermott
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dermott<6>
  • Mitchellville [Desha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchellville
    • Mitchellville [Desha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Reed
    • Estimated population in 2019: 339 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchellville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arkansas City [Desha County]
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      • Arkansas City [Desha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Reed
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkansas City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkansas City
    • Watson [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watson
      • Watson [Desha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Reed
      • Estimated population in 2019: 180 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watson<6>
    • Winchester [Drew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Drew County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Reed
      • Estimated population in 2019: 159 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • McArthur [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McArthur
      • McArthur [Desha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Reed
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McArthur
    • Pickens [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickens
      • Pickens [Desha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Reed
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens
    • Rohwer [Desha County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Reed. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Reed.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Reed. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Reed.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Reed. See our Newspapers Page for Reed.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Reed ...

Looking for more information about Reed? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Reed, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Reed.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Reed. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Desha, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Reed.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Reed - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Reed) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Reed. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Reed

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reed. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7020, Longitude: -91.4436       In this case, the coordinates for Reed have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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